What is PCF?

Our vision is to promote connected, informed and enabled communities in the Pacific region.

The Pacific Cooperation Foundation is a non-governmental organisation which develops and implements public/private sector economic development and socio-cultural initiatives in the Pacific region. We Connect, We Inform, We Enable.

Core principles that shape our engagement:

  • Understanding
  • Friendship
  • Mutual Benefit
  • Collective Ambition

Our Patron

Governor General of New Zealand

Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy

Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy

Pacific Cooperation Foundation's Patron is Her Excellency the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy.

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Our Board Members

Fiso John Fiso (ONZM) - Chair

Fiso John Fiso (ONZM) - Chair

Fiso John Fiso was appointed Chair of the PCF Board in July 2020. He is a respected education professional with a strong set of skills and knowledge in facets of effective teaching, public speaking and educational leadership.

He has extensive governance and executive management experience in education, health and economic development sectors. John's extensive experience includes board membership of Ako Aotearoa, Volleyball NZ, Chairman of ITENZ - the Independent Tertiary Education providers of NZ, board positions with the Pacific Business Trust, CEO of New Zealand Institute of Sport, Chairman of Fiso Investment Group and Chairman of the NZ College of Massage.

Mr. Fiso is an alumni of Otago and Victoria Universities and brings significant experience to PCF.


Our Team

Maria Fuata

Chief Financial Officer

Maria is an experienced accountant and has worked with PCF since June 2016.

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Linda Kaua

Programme Development Manager

Linda Kaua is PCF's Programme Development Manager and brings to PCF years of experience of working in the region.

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Suzanne Suisuiki

Marketing and Communications Manager

Suzanne is the Marketing and Communications Manager at PCF, joining the organisation in 2018

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Cathryn Laban

Programme Administrator

Cathryn has an extensive background in business administration, customer service and event management

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Fipe Salabogi

Administration Officer

Fipe is the Administration Officer at PCF and joined the team in May 2018

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Promoting prosperous businesses and communities in the Pacific